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The Role of Cortisol in Pets

As cortisol is the key contributor to Cushing’s syndrome, we have written quite a bit about it in that context already.  However, in this post, we are going to step back a bit and focus on what it does in non-Cushing’s dogs as well.  What other diseases are associated with cortisol?  And, if it is responsible for these diseases, then why do dogs, humans and other animals produce it in the first place? What is Cortisol? Cortisol is commonly known as...

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